No one under the age of 16 may operate a 3-wheel ATV.
Children 12 to 15 years old may operate a 4-wheel ATV only when the child is under the
direct visual supervision of an adult and possesses a valid ORV safety certificate. Children 10 and 11 years old may operate a 4-wheel ATV only when
all of the following conditions are met.
The ATV is operated on land owned by the child’s parent or guardian
and … The operator is under direct visual supervision of an adult
and … The operator possesses a valid ORV safety certificate.
No child under the age of 12 may cross any street, highway, or county road while operating an ORV.
Children who are at least 12 years old may cross streets and roads (only at right angles) if they are under the direct visual supervision of an adult
and have a valid ORV safety certificate. Operators must pull over and stop when signaled by any peace officer or property owner.
As the owner of an ORV, you may not allow another person to operate your ORV if he or she is:
Prohibited to do so by law.
Underage or has not obtained the required safety training certificate.
Incapable of operating an ORV because he or she is physically or mentally unable to exercise physical control over the speed or direction of an ORV.
Under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
direct visual supervision Direct observation of the operator with the unaided or normally corrected eye such that the observer is able to come to the immediate aid of the operator